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Gas analyzer helps High Arctic research

April 1, 2014 by Lab Canada A portable FTIR gas analyzer is helping Canadian researchers to study greenhouse gases in the desert soils of the Canadian Arctic.

Analyzer automates QC functions

February 1, 2014 by Lab Canada Victorinox, maker of the legendary Swiss Army knife, needed to automate its production quality control process. The process is part of a factory automation system in which only one non-specialist worker runs the entire moulding operation. The automation system required…
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System improves particle size analysis

February 1, 2014 by Lab Canada This case history discusses how a nanoparticle tracking system allows a liver disease research team to measure size distribution and quantity of extracellular vesicles in samples.
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Highly sensitive E coli test uses new molecular technology

July 22, 2013 by Lab Canada Edmonton, AB – Agricultural, medical and computer science researchers from the University of Alberta (U of A) have developed a new testing device that can detect pathogenic E. coli while meat is still at food processing facilities. The test is…
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New distributor for PerkinElmer in Canada

January 21, 2013 by Lab Canada Kitchener, ON – Folio Instruments today announced that it has been appointed the new Canadian distributor of PerkinElmer for their thermal and elemental product lines. The thermal and elemental instruments family includes the following: differential scanning calorimetry, dynamic mechanical analysis,…
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ITM and FLIR’s Open House

August 2, 2012 by Lab Canada Montreal, PQ – ITM Instruments is entering it’s 30th year of test and measurement product distribution and is inviting its ciustomers and interested parties to come to its open house on September 5, 2012.Visitors can meet the ITM and FLIR…
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Device automates routine analysis

December 30, 2011 Teri Theoret, Marketing Manager, Canadawide Scientific In today’s busy laboratories, technical staff are often subjected to intense time and work pressures as they monitor multiple analysis systems and evaluate results simultaneously. The automation of daily analyses can represent an important opportunity for valuable time savings. The…
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Chemistry professor links faeces and caffeine

November 28, 2011 by Lab Canada Montreal, QC – Researchers led by Prof Sébastien Sauvé of the University of Montreal’s Department of Chemistry have discovered that traces of caffeine are a useful indicator of the contamination of our water by sewers. “E coli bacteria is commonly…